Bombardier Skyjet announces alliance with Princess Grace Foundation-USA

It’s a perfect match: Experience the extraordinary service of the Bombardier Skyjet® Premier Fleet private jet membership program while at the same time supporting extraordinary young artists in theater, dance and film.

Bombardier Skyjet, the premier service for booking charter business jets and a unit of Bombardier Aerospace, announced that the company has formed a special alliance with the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, which supports aspiring artists in America through a grants program that has awarded scholarship and fellowship grants to recipients in theater, dance and film since 1984.

Any Premier Fleet membership program purchased through association with The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will result in a direct commission benefiting the mission of the not-for-profit organization. Bombardier Skyjet also will be a proud supporter of the Princess Grace Awards Gala 2003, providing a silent auction travel package that includes a roundtrip flight for up to six passengers from New York to Vermont for a three-night stay at the Stamford Manor Inn in Stamford, Vt.

The Premier Fleet private jet membership program is designed for frequent charter travelers and offers customers a choice of 25, 50 or 100 flight hours in a preferred size of aircraft, and guaranteed availability with a 12-hour advanced reservation

“We are honored to support the Princess Grace Foundation-USA,” said Angela Ferragamo, director of marketing for Bombardier Skyjet. “Supporting young artists is a noble endeavor, and the Foundation is an ideal match for Bombardier Skyjet because many of our customers – from patrons to performers – are involved in arts and entertainment,” she noted.

About Bombardier Skyjet
Founded in 1997 and acquired by Bombardier Aerospace in 2000, Bombardier Skyjet offers the Premier Fleet private jet membership program for frequent charter travelers. Premier Fleet offers customers a choice of 25, 50 or 100 flight hours in a preferred size of aircraft, and guaranteed availability with a 12-hour advanced reservation. By charging a simple hourly rate for each hour flown, Premier Fleet eliminates the deadhead costs associated with one-way jet travel and takes the confusion out of charter jet pricing. Premier Fleet is the only block-hour charter membership program offering the option of earning credit toward whole or fractional aircraft ownership. Premier Fleet Plus - Learjet Class offers customers the opportunity to specify the Learjet® 60 as their aircraft of choice. Bombardier Skyjet also offers on-demand charter business jets through its quality network of safety-audited charter operators. Charter flights are available by calling 1-888-2-SKYJET or by visiting

About Bombardier
Bombardier Aerospace, a unit of Bombardier Inc., is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative aviation products and provides services for the regional, business and amphibious aircraft markets. It also offers Bombardier Flexjet* and Bombardier Skyjet* business aircraft programs, technical services, and aircraft maintenance and pilot training for business, regional airline and military customers.

Bombardier Inc., a diversified manufacturing and services company, is a world-leading manufacturer of business jets, regional aircraft, rail transportation equipment and motorized recreational products. It also provides financial services and asset management in business areas aligned with its core expertise. Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, the Corporation has a workforce of some 75,000 people and manufacturing facilities in 25 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2003 stood at $23.7 billion Cdn. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto, Brussels and Frankfurt stock exchanges (BBD, BOM and BBDd.F).

About the Princess Grace Foundation-USA
During her lifetime, Princess Grace of Monaco helped many aspiring artists pursue their career goals. Her artistry and appreciation of excellence were the inspiration for the Princess Grace Foundation-USA, which was established in 1982 by H.S.H. Prince Rainier, his family, and such friends of Princess Grace of Monaco as Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, James Stewart, and former President Ronald Reagan. The Foundation is a tribute to her memory and her long-standing desire to create an organization for the support of aspiring artists in American theater, playwriting, dance and film. To date, the Princess Grace Foundation-USA has provided encouragement and recognition to nearly 400 young artists during their critical formative years. For more information, visit

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